Bessie Mae Cole, 75, of Elba died Aug. 30, 2009 at her residence.
She was born June 9, 1934 in Clarke County. She attended Enon Baptist Church in Jack, Alabama. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Cole Hardy, Elba, Linda Diehl, Elba; two sisters, Mary Wilkerson, Thomasville, Edna Keel, Grove Hill; two grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Cole.
The service was Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Grove Hill Cemetery.